2021 ILASFAA Annual Conference

Thank you to all of our members who made this year's conference a great success! Please remember that your conference payment also includes your membership dues for the 2021-2022 membership year.  
While the conference has ended, the portal will remain open until June 30, 2021.  All conference attendees have access to the recorded sessions and handouts until that time. Simply log back into the conference portal and select the 'Pre-recorded Sessions/Session Hand Outs/Vendor Videos' tab.

Conference Dates:

March 22nd through April 8th

Conference Location:

First All Virtual Conference

Conference Agenda

Exhibits (Coming Soon)

Attendee Registration 

Exhibitor Registration 

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Full Schedule Agenda

Interest Sessions

Monday 3/22

Newcomer's Welcome

Tuesday 3/23

President's Welcome and Keynote Speaker


Professional Judgement in the World of COVID

Training & Managing Your Office Remotely

Best Practices: Connecting With Students 

Wednesday 3/24

NASFAA Credential: Application Process

NASFAA Credential: Student Eligibility 

Thursday 3/25

NASFAA: Federal Update

COVID Related Legislation

Tuesday 3/30


ISAC Update


State Diversity & Inclusion Plan

Diversity Discussion

Wednesday 3/31 

NASFAA Credential: Return to Title IV

NASFAA Credential: Need Analysis

Thursday 4/1

Department of Education: Federal Update 

Ask a Fed

Tuesday 4/6

VA Overview

Financial Aid Panel

Wednesday 4/7

NASFAA Credential: Cash Management

NASFAA Credential: Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP)

Thursday 4/8

Office of Inspector General: Financial Aid Fraud

Sector Meetings



The section will be updated as new Exhibitors register.

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Conference Registration fees:


*Registration fee includes annual $50 membership for 2021-22

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Conference Registration fees:

$500 Low Tide - Package includes video presentation to highlight your company, virtual scavenger hunt, banner advertisement on ILASFAA website, your company logo displayed in conference program

$750 High Tide- Package includes  everything in Low Tide plus an opportunity to serve as a conference moderator and introduce your company to attendees at two sessions, your company's logo prior to a general session and the opportunity to send swag for a "Conference in a Box"

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One representative will receive a complimentary conference registration and membership fee.

Cancellation policy: Refunds will only be provided if extenuating circumstances apply. Please contact ILASFAA Executive Vice President, Elyse Weller at elyse.weller@siu.edu for cancellation requests.